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  • Harvest report - Honduras 2020
    • Harvest report
    Harvest report - Honduras 2020

    This month, three members of the algrano team have been travelling to the Western part of Honduras, a country where more than 10% of the people live off the coffee supply chain.
    published

    • Honduras
  • A marketplace, shipping and quality assurance: the services offered by Algrano
    • Blog
    A marketplace, shipping and quality assurance: the services offered by Algrano

    A series of blog posts in response to Perfect Daily Grind's blog: 5 Questions Roasters Should Ask Their Green Coffee Importer
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  • Algrano's approach to cupping
    • Blog
    Algrano's approach to cupping

    A series of blog posts in response to Perfect Daily Grind's blog: 5 Questions Roasters Should Ask Their Green Coffee Importer
    published

  • Ethiopia trip report: elections, a new minimum price and big fat cherry prices
    • Harvest report
    Ethiopia trip report: elections, a new minimum price and big fat cherry prices

    This has been a very good season for farmers with high prices encouraging growers. We cupped excellent coffees from our partners who maintain a superb quality standard.
    published

    • Ethiopia
  • From exotic cup to 85+: Sierra Nevada is dressing up to a new fashion
    • Blog
    From exotic cup to 85+: Sierra Nevada is dressing up to a new fashion

    "A group of farmers from Campesino backgrounds decided it was time to rebrand to embrace a different fashion: cup quality."
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    • Colombia
  • The Santander Cluster: San Fernando and Buena Vista
    • Blog
    The Santander Cluster: San Fernando and Buena Vista

    Growing coffee is more than a business. It is a life investment and a family legacy. Read the story of the Mancillas and the Carliers in Santander, Colombia.
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    • Colombia
  • The Coffee Cluster: La Pradera and Forestal Café
    • Blog
    The Coffee Cluster: La Pradera and Forestal Café

    Discover the people behind Hacienda Cafetera La Pradera and Forestal Café: organic specialty coffees from Santander, Northern Colombia.
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    • Colombia
  • Following Benjamin Pozsgai's #waytotaipei
    • Interview
    Following Benjamin Pozsgai's #waytotaipei

    "“A good cup of coffee is like a good band”: German roasting champion on music, letting the beans talk, and bursting the bubble Algrano follows Benjamin Pozsgai, a veteran of coffee roasting competitions, while he prepares for the World Coffee Roasting Championship in Taipei in November"
    published

    • Honduras
  • Jumping on Tanzania’s roller coaster
    • Interview
    Jumping on Tanzania’s roller coaster

    Neel & Vera, farmers based in Tanzania, find time to trial new fermentation methods in the midst of political instability and trade breakdown
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    • Tanzania
  • Meet the farmer: Alessandro Hervaz talks about the Brazilian harvest and his approach to naturals
    • Interview
    Meet the farmer: Alessandro Hervaz talks about the Brazilian harvest and his approach to naturals

    Learning how to cup skyrocketed Brazilian farmer Alessandro Hervaz’ journey in coffee. He followed his palate and decided to innovate on post-harvest practices. This lead him to place amongst the 8 best in two consecutive editions of Cup of Excellence. With a simple change, Alessandro says he can remove astringency from unripe cherries and minimize the negative consequences of a difficult harvest.
    published

    • Brazil
  • Peru Discoveries Origin Report 2019
    • Harvest report
    Peru Discoveries Origin Report 2019

    Peru is the 4th largest coffee producer in Latin America at 4 million bags, the largest Fairtrade, and 2nd-largest organic coffee producer and exporter.
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    • Peru